April is a glorious month, not a cruel one. First of all, today is my wedding anniversary; Mick and I have been married for 24 years. Wow! That looks much longer when I see it in print than it feels. We are both taking the day off to simply be together. Not bad for a Monday, huh?
But that’s not the only anniversary to celebrate around here. April 1 marked the second anniversary of working with my friend and fellow poet Constance Brewer to bring you our poetry journal, Gyroscope Review, and the release of the Spring 2017 issue, which is available in print as well as in digital form:
To purchase a print copy for $8 plus shipping, click HERE.
If you have an Amazon Prime membership, you can purchase this for $8 with no shipping fees HERE.
If you are in the UK, you can find this on Amazon.uk HERE.
If you want to read the PDF on your device, it is free HERE.
And you know what else? April brings us National Poetry Month, so what better time to check out not only Gyroscope Review, but consider the broad assortment of work out there that might lodge itself in your heart. Poets.org offers a pdf of the poster for National Poetry Month 2017 with links to assorted poetry HERE. Click on any of the images on the poster and you’ll be sent to a different poem for each image.
And here’s one of my favorite pieces that talks about why poetry makes any difference in the world: Poetry as Insurgent Art [I am signaling you through the flames] by Lawrence Ferlinghetti.
Happy Monday! Happy April!
Squirrel photo by KCMickelson 2017.